Maarten Wilmink | Organ
Maarten Wilmink Organist
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) (arr. J. Guillou)
Adagio and Fuge in C minor, KV 546
- Cesar Franck (1822-1890)
- Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
From: 6 Studies in Canonical Form, opus 56: No. 5 Nicht zu schnell
- Max Reger (1873-1916)
Phantasie über den Choral ‘Wachet auf, ruft uns die Simme’, opus 52 no.2
- Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) (arr. J. Guillou)
Toccata, opus 11
About the performer
Maarten Wilmink (2001) was born in 2001 and fell under the spell of the organ at the age of 12. His concert agenda has now taken him to Germany, France, Austria, Italy and Lithuania, and he became first prize winner of various organ competitions.
His organ studies began in 2014 with Louis ten Vreguler and continued in 2019 at the Rotterdam Conservatory. During his bachelor’s studies there he studied with Ben van Oosten and Zuzana Ferjenčíková. He also studied improvisation there with Hayo Boerema and completed his studies in church music. His bachelor’s exam was assessed with a 10. He is currently following his master’s degree in Rotterdam.
In addition to his solo concerts, he performs solo with orchestras and regularly accompanies choirs and ensembles. He also has a YouTube channel on which he publishes his own recordings. As a church musician, he has been affiliated with the St. Stephen’s Church in Borne since 2022, where he has been appointed organist-conductor. In 2023 he was appointed organ scholar in Ratingen (D) for two years. He played several times during Masses that were broadcast live on NPO2. In addition to his activities as a performing musician, he is also active as a private organ teacher.
Maarten Wilmink became a prize winner at various organ competitions. He won first prizes at the SGO Organ Competition 2018 (Groningen), the Quintus Organ Competition 2021 (Kampen) and the Rino Benedet Organ Competition 2023 (Bibione, Italy).